West by Southwest to Stickney

Chapter 4 Photos, 1–37

(photos 38–73 here)

Extending the Sanitary & Ship Canal

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Photo 4.12

The blast was successful and later, on August 6, 1907, water is filling the completed channel. When the water on each side of the cross-levee reaches equilibrium, the cross-levee will be removed and debris on the channel bottom cleaned up using dredges. In the left background, section four, the first section to be completed for the extended Sanitary & Ship Canal, had already been filled with water. (MWRD photo 3776)